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Online retail giant Amazon is reportedly working on a film streaming service. According to the Financial Times (behind paywall), which cites a source familiar with the company's plans, the bookseller is prepping such a streaming service to be tied up with its Amazon Prime scheme. Just last month Amazon confirmed it was buying …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    Hope existing Lovefilm accounts get switched over

    This would be cool - streaming films to the TV works pretty well now with my current LoveFilm account, but it would be nice to save the cost and merge it into the Amazon prime.

  2. slitcanvas

    didn't they just... lovefilm?

  3. Simon Barnes

    disjunction ?

    I can't see any synergy between fast package delivery and internet streaming!

  4. Fuzz

    Make it decent quality

    Must have 5.1 sound

    choice of streaming rates with at least a 3Mbps rate

    720p and 1080p options I know streaming 1080p is pretty hard with current Internet but just queue playback. I order a film and in an hour it's ready to play.

    Do all or most of this and I'm first on the list.

  5. Anonymous Coward

    Amazon VOD

    Haven't they had this for a while? I'm an avid user of Amazon's Video on Demand service. Way better than NetFlex. Or is it a US only thing? I don't get it.

    1. Bassey

      Re: Amazon VOD

      Both NetFlix and the Amazon VOD are US only.

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